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good morning i'm maria silva. i'm dave hall. now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... les krifaton joins us now. pleasant weather remains with above average temperatures for the remainder of the work week. changes start happening as we approach the weekend. winds will begin to pick up thursday night thanks to a strong southwesterly flow associated with a trough. that trough is expected to keep breezy to windy conditions in our area friday through sunday. good morning.
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solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk in more local
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killed after a dump truck lost its breaks and hit two vehicles near red rock. n-h-p says it happened monday morning on state charleston loop. troopers say the brakes failed on the dump truck. before it rear- ended a sedan then crashed into a motor home. two people in the r-v died at the scene. n-dot says the crash happened in a construction zone. but it was un- related to the actual construction. north las vegas police arrested the man they think slashed a local realtor's throat. ryan vega was showing a home near belmont and carey when a tenant stabbed him several times.
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gone when police arrived. this past friday night, police were called back to the home for a disturbance. that's when they found the 36- year-old and arrested him. mora was booked for battery with a deadly weapon. vega remains hospitalized following the brutal knife attack. a henderson community is on edge, after police say a jogger was attacked in broad daylight. the suspect is in custody, but people living in the neighborhood are still uneasy. fox5's faith tanner spoke with neighbors about
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near paseo verde and desert shadow. 23-year-old michael mattingly is behind bars in connection to the assult. neighbors tell us they came home and saw police tape near the road. they thought there had been a car crash. "came back home, there was police tape already there and some police cars on the side and some police men around, we weren't sure what it was about" witnesses say they saw the victim.. bleeding on the sidewalk and being kicked. and say mattingly ran away from the scene-- and then tried to carjack a driver who stopped to help the woman. we reached out to that woman--- who doesn't want to be identified. she says she's still very shaken up... and told us this: "this went from one minute thinking i was approaching someone her hit by a car and thought he could help to him turning violent, attempting to pull me from my car and trying to take off in my vehicle" the park across the street from the attack... was busy with families as well as other runners and joggers. those we talked to... say this won't stop them from coming out here... but it does have them on edge. "it's not going to prevent me from walking, but i think i will be a little more cautious." faith tanner fox5 news local las
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charged with battery... attempted robbery... and violating his probation. bond was set at 150-thousand dollars. several re to tell you about this morning... including one for lunchables "kraft heinz company" says some of its "ham and american cheese cracker stackers" were incorrectly given labels meant for a "nacho" lunchable. this can be a problem, for people who have a wheat or soy allergy. the products were produced on september 21st and were sold in utah and california. u-f-c fighter conor mcgregor gets slapped with a 150-thousand dollar fine, for throwing water bottles and cans at nate diaz during a press
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you may remember this video from the press conference. mcgregor apologized to the nevada state athletic commission for his part in the altercation. he will also perform 50 hours of community service. hours after the meeting -- mcgregor tweeted "i get fined more than these bums get paid." diaz still has not faced his day in front of the commission. he was granted a continuance to a later date. the next nevada meeting is set for november tenth, here in las vegas. a mississippi high school football player makes history, becoming the first female player in state history to score a touchdown. the laurel high school team was up 7-0, when senior kendall breland carried the ball into the end zone from a yard out. she says she just executed the play her coach drew up. "it felt awesome. i've been trying to make history ever since i came down here 3 years ago." "they were so happy, they jumped all over me. one of them picked me up in the end zone, scared me."
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mississippi high school football, female players have kicked field goals and extra points. but before friday night, a female player had never scored a touchdown. on september 8, 19-74, evel knievel climbed into a steam-powered "rocket cycle" and blasted off a cliff over idaho's snake river. he failed to reach the other side. now 42-years later a hollywood stuntman is paying late knievel by making the jump himself. fox's trace gallagher has the story.
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although the jump failed and knievel almost died.. eddie braun was hooked.. and 42 years later found himself in the same spot.. in nearly the same rocket.. braun says: "the only changes we made slight changes in the parachute technology because as you know evel knievel was not successful because his parachute deployed early. so other than slight little changes we pretty much fit form and finish it was the same rocket." four decades of dreaming.. four years of planning--for a jump that took seconds.. braun says: "before i even realized that i pushed the button completely, i was already smokin. movin. i was riding a controlled explosion is basically what it was." but instantly hitting 450 miles per hour at 3-thousand feet was the easy part.. finding the horizon.. steering the rocket and deploying the chutes --is where it got tricky.. when eddie finally realized that he wasn't gonna pass out.. and was gonna survive.. he allowed
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realize that when he got to the other side of the canyon.. his rocket was coming in hot.. braun says: "so my last communication to my ground crew is i'm coming in hot and this is gonna hurt, that's the last thing i said-- oh it hurt like hell, but i did not break my legs so thank god for that.-like i best describe it's not pleasant at all.." but while the ride itself was unpleasant.. the journey could not have been more fulfilling.. braun says: "i finished out the dream of my hero.. that's internal man..tha priceless." for the record this wasn't a money making proposition for eddie braun.. in fact he lost money because of permits.. licensing and construction costs.. but as tributes go.. this one was pretty dazzling.. in los angeles, trace gallagher, fox news>> a female farmer crushes the competition at the great pumpkin weigh-off. the winning pumpkin weighed in at a 19-hundred-10
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the weigh-off was held in half bay moon, california. farmers and growers from oregon, washington state and california showed off their huge pumpkins, looking for that blue ribbon, which went to a third-grade teacher from washington state. "it's the biggest thing i've ever grown. and i'm really excited to be here. this is my ultimate pumpkin fantasy to be here in half moon bay with something really large. dollars per pound... which ended up being almost 12- thousand dollars! so far -- the world's biggest pumpkin is in belgium. it weighs about 27-hundred pounds. finders keepers. the hidden money cash craze is back! where the cash was scattered this time and what
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away with. the american music nominations are out.... and one artist is bad... in a good way... he just broke a record set by the late michael
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there's the nevada way. work hard. play by the rules. pay your taxes. and then there's the danny tarkanian way. penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. ordered by a judge to repay $17 million worse, tarkanian refused to pay it back, sticking taxpayers with the bill. the danny tarkanian way? the wrong way for nevada.
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as hundreds of thousands in haiti, await hurricane
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people living in seaside villages in haiti, are still waiting for food, medicine and fresh water to arrive. people in the village say they hear helicopters fly overhead, delivering aid to other areas, but they are still awaiting millions in aid. here at home, rescue teams are back at work in north carolina, looking for people stranded by the flooding. at least three people are missing. civil war-era cannonballs were found in mess left behind by hurricane matthew. the cannonballs were unearthed in folley beach near charleston. the age-old ordinance was discovered by the city's former mayor... who was walking along the beach when he spotted the rocky-looking cannonballs fused together by rust. county bomb squad and u-s air force officials responded and confirmed the ordinance... removing and detonating most of them. the rest will go to a nearby naval base. pleasant weather remains with above
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the remainder of the work week. changes start happening as we approach the weekend. winds will begin to pick up thursday night thanks to a strong southwesterly flow associated with a trough. that trough is expected to keep breezy to windy conditions in our area friday through sunday. good morning.
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your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk "take my whole life
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falling in love with you......" that was a young bruno mars' cameo appearance as elvis in "honeymoon in vegas." the singer is keeping his ties with las vegas close. bruno mars just released hisnew video, "24-carat magic," which uses las vegas as the backdrop. now the singer just inked a deal with m-g-m resorts international. "snging " bruno mars has signed on to be
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new park theater at the monte carlo. mars will perform two shows on new years eve weekend... with additional dates on march. as part of the new deal, mars will also do shows at "mgm national harbor" in maryland. drake is sweeping the american music awards nominations this year. the singer has broken a record held by michael jackson, by picking up 13 nominations this year. jackson earned the nods for his "thriller" album. drake isn't the only artist racking up the nominations this year. rihanna scored 7. adele and justin bieber tied with five each. beyonce and the chainsmokers are also tied with four nominations each. the winners will be announced live november 20th from los angeles. carrie underwood and brad paisley will host the 50th annual country
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dierks bentley, eric church, maren morris and keith urban will perform. the show is set for november 2nd in nashville. eric church and marin morris each scored five nominations apiece. both are vying for single and song of the year. after a rough summer making headlines, oylmpic swimmer ryan lochte is sharing some good news. he's engaged! the "dancing with the stars" contestant popped the question to former playboy model -- kayla rae reid. lochte says he realized she was "the one" because she stood by him during the controversy... after he admitted to fabricating a story about being robbed in brazil during the olympics. the couple met at a nightclub back in january. actor shia labeouf took the plunge right here in las vegas. the actor and his longtime girlfirend mia goth at the viva las vegas chapel. labeouf tells t- m-z,
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and came with a hula dancer, an elvis officiant and flowers for the bride and groom. the hidden cash craze returns to a southern california beach. on sunday, a huge crowd swarmed this beacin monica to search for the thousand dollar prize! treasure hunters used an app to get clues about where the loot was stashed. the winner... mike kaplan... says he only dug for a short time before finding the cash. the money came with a note... saying, "soon you'll feel like alice tumbling down a rabbit hole." it was signed francis hawk. the hidden money craze first appeared in 20-14. when i think of
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come to mind. unless you're this family... we'll introduce you to bandit the pet raccoon after the break.
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when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me.
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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen, and as a computer programmer, i created apps... before they were called "apps" and i learned there's always a smart solution. as president of my synagogue, we found a smart solution to rising energy costs... creating one of the largest solar projects in the state. in congress, i'll work with democrats and republicans to make all of nevada a leader in solar, to improve our schools, and create good jobs.
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pig for a pet is a little unconventional... but what about a raccoon! one family in east texas just adopted a wild baby raccoon and named him, bandit! james henson rescued the newborn raccon when he was cutting down a tree. a few months later, bandits' a part of the family. the family says he plays, eats and even sleeps with another raccoon nearby. but they know they can't keep him forever -- since
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bryant says: "he's a little bit mischevious. be ya know. we all still love him anyways." henson says: "we've raised one before. and he well. he got mean. so we turned him loose." henson says: "he loves to play. especially with the kids. he even goes down the slide with them. the hensons have been very lucky with bandit so far. wildlife experts warn raccoons can very aggressive and should never be kept as pets. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... including a one point nine million dollar decision. we'll take you live to carson city.. with the latest on the special session. plus-- a first look at a new experience center.. that will give businesses a new
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he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government.
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its like mark twain said. half my friends are for it.. half my firends are against it. i'm going with my friends. quote of the day from the special session up in carson city... the tug of war over that new football stadium continues today... we'll have a report from the state capital ahead. cc will continue
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check out this photo sent in by viewer lolita ramos. beautiful sky... we love seeing your photos so post them on our fox5 facebook page and we'll share them right here on fox5 news this morning. good morning i'm dave hall. an welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - les krifaton joins us with a quick look at the fox 5

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